September 27, 2020
  • 3:52 pm BREAKING NEWS: Classes for Spring to be Online, CSU Chancellor Announces
  • 9:39 am “Strikes” and Solidarity
  • 8:30 am March Into History: Just 5 in 1970, CSUDH Growth Shaped by Historic Event
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 5:18 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 8:00 am Get on the Horn: Rams Week 3 Preview vs Buffalo Bills
  • 8:00 am The Lightning Rod: Chargers-Panthers Preview
  • 8:00 am Disney’s “Mulan:” A Woeful Warrior Adaptation
  • 8:00 am Hey There COVID-19, You Still Out There?
  • 8:00 am Pros and Cons to Virtual Instruction
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CSUDH senior and single mom, Kathleen Voyles, and daughter Rylee. Photo courtesy of Kathleen Voyles. By Melanie Gerner, Staff Reporter Each morning before sunrise she pulls herself out of bed and drags her exhausted body into the kitchen to make coffee.  After a brief commute to her makeshift workspace in the living room of the […]

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Woonki Min, Development Team Lead at Netmarble N2, talks about the latest installment of StoneAge during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos courtesy of Netmarble. By Luis Joshua Gutierrez From the team behind massive successful mobile games such as Marvel Future Fight, The King Of Fighters Allstar, 7 Deadly Sins: Grandcross and many more have once again […]

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Phuong Nguyen and his wife, Phuoc Nguyen, in the 1970s. Photo courtesy of Phuong Nguyen. By Jasmine Nguyen, Culture Editor The small coastal village of Phuoc Tinh was thrown into chaos. The relatively quiet community made up of fishermen had remained peaceful throughout the conflict between the Communist and Southern Vietnamese army.  But as the month […]

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By Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief She was smaller than me, her blue eyes were set in a wrinkled face and her smile was soft. She tapped my Star of David and nodded her head, “You must be Ashkenazi.” It was a simple connection, one that stemmed from a shared faith and a shared culture.  Her name […]

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Photo courtesy of Brian Cantero. By Destiny Torres, Arts & Lifestyle Editor Growing up in South Los Angeles, Bryan Cantero listened to a vast variety of music, but growing up in a Mexican household, the music that filled the walls of his home have always been corridos, traditional Mexican folk ballads.  Cantero is a senior […]

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illustration courtesy of Morgan Payne By Destiny Jackson The world went to hell and now we all have to suffer the consequences by staying inside. There’s a lot of lists floating out there about what to DO during the COVID-19 pandemic but not many about what we shouldn’t be doing, ironically, of course.  Just remember: […]

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By Iracema Navarro, Staff Writer  CSUDH student Mouine Jackson-Taylor thinks that every person living in this country is equally important and that we all count. Just as important, she thinks we should all be counted. The senior public relations and advertising manager is also a recruiting manager for the U.S. Census Bureau, which next year […]

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By Jessica Olvera, Assistant Sports Editor  Editor’s note: The subject of this story is in Comm 320, sports journalism, as is the writer. As part of a class athlete interviewing assignment, the subject volunteered to be interviewed by the class. His personal story was too compelling for the writer to not write about it for […]

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By Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor  You might see Robert Garcia, or Bobby if you know him well enough, a muscular guy with a tattoo on his right bicep walking around campus confidently with his shaved head held up high ready to greet you with a smile and a “wassup.” He may look a little older […]

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Photo by Nova Blanco-Rico By Destiny TorresStaff Reporter Whether it’s with flags, hats, or apparel, there are many ways that people show their pride for where they come from.  For Jimmie Johnson, pride is what his fashion brand ‘URBN NATUR’ is centered around. Johnson is a marketing major at California State University, Dominguez Hills, minoring […]

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Courtesy of Darling Family By Jordan DarlingEditor-in-Chief The breeze that came off of the water carried a slight chill, that swept over the small group meandering in the parking lot of the McDonald’s next to the naval pier.  Street lights let off a glow that illuminated the teary faces of the family preparing to say […]

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By: Dayzsha Lino, Staff Reporter Students at last week’s Farmers Market were in for a real treat when the Toro Pep Band held a performance in front of the Sculpture Garden. The band performed a variety of past and contemporary hits, including “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and His Comets, “YMCA” by the […]

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By Destiny TorresStaff Reporter Ramiro Acevedo knows all too well how easy it is to lose one’s head growing up in a rough neighborhood in South Los Angeles. Make the wrong choice or fall in with the wrong crowd and your life’s course might drastically change. That’s why the CSUDH junior is determined to try […]

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By Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief The sun beat down on the tops of our heads as the breeze stirred the long grass that tangled itself around the metallic signs and rusted barbed wire lining the cliff of the Golan Heights, separating it from the Syrian border.  Zohar Kapustin pointed to a far off spot on the […]

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By: Jordan Darling, Editor-in-Chief I sat with my knees pulled up under my chin and looked up at the young woman in front of me, tall and willowy, her long patterned skirt fluttered around her ankles in the afternoon breeze.  She had her back to Andartat Halalei Pe’ulot HaEiva, a memorial for victims of terrorism […]

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By Destiny Jackson, Staff Writer On Sept. 24, Angels Stadium of Anaheim held its first Shohei Ohtani night since acquiring the Japanese-born player in December 2017. What does this have to do with CSUDH, other than the fact that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s stadium is only a few miles closer to this campus […]

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By Yesenia FloresStaff Reporter September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and I am very much aware.  According to the  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students, and a 2018 national survey of 67,000 college students found that one in five had experienced suicidal thoughts. […]

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By Yeymy Garcia Features and Lifestyle Editor The most common error in newspapers is one you would think would be the easiest to avoid: the spelling of names. Just ask Dr. Mark Carrier who, not once but twice, this newspaper has gotten wrong. So, we felt he deserved his own feature story. Of course, there’s […]

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By Migdalia SanchezSocial Media Manager Andre Green makes his way through campus with a smile on his face and a white cane. While he walks, Green is warmly greeted by many faculty and students. It’s readily apparent to passer-bys that Green is blind, but few could guess  that this amiable man with a welcoming personality […]

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By Yeymy GarciaLifestyle Editor When you hear about a student who gets straight A’s, is heavily involved on campus, and wins awards, you may think that person has only a few challenges in their life. Think again.  Sure, at last month’s Student Research Day, senior Andrew Luu, 24, a psychology major and business minor in […]

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By Tristin TaylorStaff Writer The Rose Black Resource Center (RBRC) welcomed Catherine Jermany as its new coordinator Thursday, Feb.  28. Founded in 2017, the RBRC, named in part in homage to Tupac Shakur’s poem “The Rose that Grew From Concrete,”  offers programming, resources, and services that promote the academic, cultural, career, and social development of […]

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By Alex GrafManaging Editor You might have heard that Angela Davis made an appearance on campus last month, but that wouldn’t have been possible without the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute. But what exactly is the Dymally Institute? To start, it’s important to know just who Mervyn M. Dymally actually was. […]

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Editor’s Note: This is the full version of the story that will run in the March 8 print of the CSUDH Bulletin By Yeymy Garcia, Features Editor The Love Doctor is In: Dr. Beverly Palmer Shares Her Insights on Why Love Works, and Why It Doesn’t If you’re looking for love, wondering if your current […]

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By Jeremy GonzalezAssistant Sports Editor If you have a twin, know someone who is a twin, or are a big fan of “The Simpsons,” then you know that twins share a special bond. Now imagine having an identical twin, spending nine months together in the same womb, and sharing the same features, DNA and blood […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor Former LA Galaxy Academy standout and Mexican youth international goalkeeper Abraham Romero returns home to play with LA Galaxy II, the reserve team of the LA Galaxy who compete in the United Soccer League Championship (the second tier of U.S. soccer).  “We are very excited to welcome an LA Galaxy Academy […]

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By Kelsey ReichmannEditor in Chief With great power comes great responsibility, and apparently some criticism. The first eight months of President Thomas A. Parham’s tenure as president of California State University, Dominguez Hills have been no exception. During his first semester on campus, the Los Angeles Times broke a story with a scandalous claim that […]

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By Victor MunozSports Editor Editor’s note: For a Spanish-language version of this story, see La Otra Ruta en el Deporte Profesional   Last semester, I was named sports editor of the CSUDH Bulletin. At first, I was intimidated. I wasn’t sure what those responsibilities entailed, or if I could handle them, but I was told that […]

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By Nathaniel Lowery Staff Writer After he nearly died three years ago in an automobile accident and was told it was unlikely he’d ever play college-level basketball again, David Howard is living proof that a dream, even when deferred, is still possible if you work and believe in it enough. “It’s hard to put into […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor Growing up watching Michael Jordan and then Kobe Bryant, former CSUDH basketball player Zareh Zargaryan was inspired to write his own legendary story. While his two idols were crucial in helping propel American basketball to international status, as well as being two of the greatest players in NBA history, Zargaryan’s […]

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By Bria Overs Editor-in-Chief That’s how long it has been since Humboldt State University David Josiah Lawson was murdered at the age of 19 at an off-campus party near the school. Almost two years later, his family, along with California State University students and faculty, are still fighting for justice for his unsolved murder. “Once […]

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By Joshua Samuel Staff Writer Though it’s a federal holiday observed across the country and a day on which we honor all those who have served in the U.S. military, Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, is sometimes overlooked in terms of late-year holidays, as Thanksgiving, Christmas and other festive celebrations come quick on its heels. But […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor It’s only natural that Jack Gidney is a soccer coach at CSUDH. After all, when you are born in England, the birthplace of the beautiful game, not playing or otherwise not being involved in the sport is about as sinful as you can get. “Soccer in England is like your […]

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By Antonio Flowers Staff Writer CSUDH women’s volleyball player Esther Duru is a pivotal member of a squad that finished above .500 last season (and if it wins its last four games can do so again this season), only the third time since the team’s inaugural season of 1976 that the Toros could boast of […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor Though we never got around to giving it a snappy headline, faithful readers of the CSUDH Bulletin’s sports section this semester may have noticed that each of our previous three issues included a feature story about a former athlete at CSUDH who has turned professional. Well, this week, our Toro […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor Since we are in Hispanic Heritage Month until Oct. 15, it’s only natural that as a person of Hispanic descent who also happens to be sports editor of the CSUDH Bulletin, my thoughts lately have drifted toward the fact that so many of our athletes are, or have been, Hispanic. And […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor The odds are against Kevin Lenik. Like, way against him. In 2017, 735 baseball players who competed on NCAA schools were picked in the amateur draft. Of those 735, fewer than 10 percent, on average, will ever make a Major League Baseball roster. Even more daunting, of those 735, only 73 […]

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By Antonio Flowers Staff Writer More than halfway through the 2018 season, the CSUDH women’s volleyball team is winless in conference action and seems destined to finish under .500 for the twelfth time in the past 13 years. As of Oct. 6, the Toros have a California Collegiate Athletic Association record of 0-9 and an […]

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Por Victor Muñoz Editor de Deportes A la edad de seis Tony Alfaro toco su primer balón de futbol, fue en ese momento que supo que quería jugar futbol por el resto de su vida. Pero, aunque eventualmente encontraría un gran éxito con el equipo masculino de fútbol de CSUDH y pasaría a los rangos […]

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By Victor Munoz Sports Editor Tony Alfaro touched his first soccer ball at age 6. At that moment, he said he knew all he wanted the rest of his life was to play soccer. Alfaro, now 25, made that desire a reality, not only playing the game but excelling at it: first with the CSUDH […]

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By Joseph Baroud Staff Writer The author of a critically acclaimed book on the dark legacy behind the so-called father of modern gynecology will speak on campus Oct. 10 at Claudia Hampton Hall. Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, currently an associate professor of history at Queens College in New York, will talk about her 2017 book, […]

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By Sebastian Juarez Staff Writer At the end of the 2018 spring semester, California State University, Dominguez Hills will be saying goodbye to President Willie Hagan after a six-year stint as our leader on campus. You may not have ever met President Hagan, and you may not really know what he’s done as president, so […]

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By Angelica Cheyenne Staff Writer Controversy has always been synonymous with sexual education; due to the varying opinion regarding its necessity. Leading the conversation and contributing to it greatly, is California State University, Dominguez Hills’ biology professor Dr. Thomas Landefeld. As a biology professor at CSUDH, Dr. Landefeld has been instrumental in expanding sexual education […]

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By Maria Villa Staff Writer Living in the San Francisco area, 19-year-old Adrianne Valencia had big dreams and goals to accomplish, such as getting her education and having a career in art. However, while Valencia was attending San Jose State University majoring in animation and art, one day she realized that she was not following […]

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By Elizabeth Adams Feature Editor Imagine if you could spend a semester passing the Eiffel Tower, on your way to grab a delightful cappuccino at Castel Café and finish off that term paper on art history to wrap up your general education courses. For California State University, Dominguez Hills students, they could be studying anywhere […]

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Lori Weise, a CSUDH student, founded Dogtown Dog Rescue on Los Angeles’ Skid Row in 1996. Photo courtesy of Lori Weise By Albert Ledezma Staff Writer Downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row may seem far from the California State University, Dominguez Hills campus, but for one student it is very close to her heart. Lori Weise, co-founder […]

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By: Lauren Walker and Bria Overs Staff Writers Associated Students Inc. is looking for students to join its organization for the 2018-2019 year. Applications are due Feb. 5, 2018, in the ASI office which is located in the Loker Student Union room 231. ASI is the student-run government that promotes leadership, student rights, growth and […]

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By Morgan Williams Staff Writer Hidden Sole, a new urban shoe and clothing store in Carson, has become popular on campus and in the community. What started as a pop-up shop in Los Angeles, now has an official location near CSUDH. Owners Chibuike and Darren Holmes saw a new direction for their company, and wanted […]

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By Tanisha Bell Staff Writer Vivian Price, who teaches Interdisciplinary Studies and coordinates the Labor Studies program on campus, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholarship. The selection will allow her to teach at the University of Liverpool, a community with deep ties to the organized labor movement, in spring 2018. Price plans to teach […]

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By Fernanda M. Tovar Staff Writer She is a student, a wife, a humanitarian, an advisor for Organización Latina Estudiantil (OLE) and the College of Arts and Humanities representative. Lacy Lydia Nerud, who learned Spanish as her second language, is a senior and Spanish linguistics major with a minor in communications. Nerud juggles a busy […]

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By Marco Negrete Staff Writer As the final weeks of the semester approach,  the stress of finals becomes a reality. In these weeks, the library gets packed, and the ability to access a computer becomes less and less likely. So why not check out a laptop instead? The Technology Checkout Program, also known as TCP, […]

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